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What is a slice from the anterior to the posterior?

Sagital

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What is a slice from the left to the right?

Coronal

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What is a slice horizontally?

Horizontal

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What lobe is the primary somatosensory cortex, sensory association areas and wernickes area in?

Parietal lobe

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What two parts of the cerebral cortex represent the body in the homunculus man?

The somatosensory cortex and the motor cortex

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What lobe does the primary auditory cortex, auditory association area, limbic association cortex and the olfactory cortex belong to?

Temporal lobe

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What does the occipital lobe control?

Sense of sight

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What does the temporal lobe control?

Senses of smell and sound, as well as complex stimuli processing (eg. faces and senses)

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What are the 4 lobes of the brain?

Frontal, parietal, occipital and temporal

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What is the front of the brain anatomically termed?

Anterior

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What three parts does the hindbrain include?

Pons, medulla oblongata and the cerebellum

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Where is the 4th ventricle situated in the brain?

Behind the pons and medulla oblongata

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What does the locus courcleus in pons contain?

Noradrenaline positive cells

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Give the two areas of the rhombencephalon?

Metencephalon and myelencephalon

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What is the prosencephalon?

Forebrain

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What is the hindbrain called?

Rhombencephalon

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What is the mesencephalon?

Midbrain

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Where are myelinating glial cells made in a) the CNS and b) the PNS?

Oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells

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What are in the pons/medulla contains the chemoreceptors trigger zone?

Postrema

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In the midsagital part of the brain what connects the two hemispheres?

The corpus callosum

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What in the diancephalon is involved in the endocrine function and homeostasis?

The hypothalamus

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What is the frontal lobe in control of and want can damage to it lead to?

Conscious though and mood changes

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What does the involuntary or autonomic NS control?

Heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, gut movements etc

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What in the midbrain is the motor system which has dopamine contains cells?

Substantia nigra

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What is the reticular formation of the medulla and hindbrain in control of?

Allergens and cardiovascular functions

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What is the motor control structure?

Red nucleus

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Hat is the limbic system involved in in the diancephalon?

Mood and emotion

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What is the important relay nucleus in the diancephalon?

Dorsal thalamus

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What are the cerebral and neo-cortex involved in in the telencephalon?

Higher functions

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What is the penequeductal grey matter in the midbrain important for?

Emotive pain pathways and fear